Robinhood, the stock trading app popular with young investors, wasn’t forthright with customers on how it makes money through its commission-free platform and didn’t live up to its duty to ensure users got the best terms on trades, the Securities and Exchange Commission said Thursday.By going along with...
A trio of promising coronavirus vaccine candidates has raised hopes that America appears poised to finally turn the corner in the pandemic. But the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention cautions that there’s still a cold,...
MARKETWATCH FRONT PAGE U.S. stocks closed lower Wednesday, a sharp reversal from fresh intraday records, as investors sold big-tech shares and migrated into downtrodden sectors like energy, while awaiting a COVID-19 vaccine rollout. See full story.Facebook hit with...
A group of academics and health experts are launching a dynamic COVID-19 tracking system that will help counties, states and metropolitan areas predict where the virus is headed, when it will arrive and whether spread is accelerating. “Now...
Democratic lawmakers on Sunday called for swift and serious action to be taken against President Donald Trump, ranging from censure to impeachment, after he was heard in a leaked audio tape pressuring Georgia’s Republican secretary of state to “find”...
Inauguration day is set for Jan. 20 as Joe Biden will replace Donald Trump as President of the United States. Since the November election, the transfer of presidential power between Biden and Trump has been a trending topic. Another...
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Inflation expectations are heating up, but investors might want to stop panicking if they knew how the sausage was made. Rising market-based inflation forecasts, or breakeven rates, are widely quoted as Wall Street’s go-to indicator of where consumer prices...
The U.S. will hang on to its title as the biggest retail market in the world despite COVID-19, thanks to a boost from government stimulus and consumer spending from the comfort of home, according to eMarketer. U.S. retail sales...
The more someone understood about interest rates, inflation, risk diversification and other financial concepts, the less likely they show signs of financial “fragility” at a time of serious money pressures for many people across the country, a new study concludes. There is a link between financial literacy...